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Monday, June 13, 2011

Returning to my cobbler ways ~

Thank you so much for your sweet encouragement about
my little magnolia fairy shoe!!! Believe it or not, as it has dried,
it has become did sell and I think Kim will love
it even better in it's petite size!

So, even though it was really neat to make the shoe from magnolia petals,
I've always wanted to try making these precious tiny shoes from thin suede!
I've added a little sandwich for the sole of suede, thin cardboard
and then a woven fabric for the insole.

They are filled with wonderful moss, adorned with fragments of nature
and tied together, sold as a pair to be hung on a knob or nail ~
They only measure a mere 3" long from tip to heel and are only 1" wide!

I just listed them in my Etsy....

A light tan pair ~

And a brown/olive pair ~

Tiny, huh??
I love everything fairy and hope these make you smile today :)

Wishing you a wonderful Monday precious friends,
hugs and love,


jennifer768 said...

Those are just plain adorable !You do a fantastic job making these little shoes.Looking forward to seeing your future projects.Have a great Monday,Jen

Sugah Beez said...

Those are so adorable! I am off to check out the magnolia ones - that sounds neat!

Vee said...

So whimsical and delightful...almost like a wee little moccasin for Native American fairies. There are such things, yes?

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Those are indeed sweet feet!

If you have a chance, please stop by and enter my giveaway.

Happy Monday!

earthypawscreatures said...

I found your blog through another blog, and I love your creations! I can't stop looking at them! Especially these little woodsy fairy shoes :) Such a beautiful blog here! I will be adding it to my bloglovin list :D

Kathryn Ross said...

Adorable! They make me think of the little characters who would wear them. What story would they tell? What would make our brown shoe fairy different in personality and soul (no pun intended) from the moss green with the acorn embellishment? I think about these things. Thanks for the inspiration to creative thoughts - and a great writing prompt!
Joy! Kathy

Okio B Designs said...

Oh my goodness! Those are the cutest things I have ever seen!


Dorthe said...

Oh sweetest Dawn- they are so wonderfully tiny- and so beautiful,- I love them dearest friend- and admire you, you can work so small-so adorable.
Thankyou ,for your congratulation,today my dear Dawn,- you made my day a smiling one.
love and hugs,
from Dorthe

Rhonda said...

You should send these in to the Green Craft magazine, you are using nature to create and they are fabulous!!!!

Linda ★ Parker's Paradise said...

Those are so very, very cute! I love them!

Elyse said...


your little slippers are magical! they make me think of the tale of the shoemaker and his elves. a - ha! that's it -- you're an elf!

really amazing!


Tora´s Vintage Dream said...

wow amazing:) these are just so adorably amazingly cute :) how you can make them so tiny is unbelievable.

imsteelefullofscrap said...

YOur lil fairy shoes are just precious!!!

Joy B said...

Hi Dawn! I just l-o-v-e these sweet little shoes! The magnolia slippers were adorable, too! Your imagination is wonderful, but the carry thru is super!

Jann said...

These DID make me smile--they are beautiful!


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